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smith-tower-prohibition

The final chapter in our Smells Like Seattle Spirits speaker series has arrived. Join us on May 6 for the crazy conclusion to the story of Roy Olmstead, Seattle's original rumrunning king. Monday, May 6 The Hard Fall: The Feds Fight Back  Olmstead’s good guy anti-hero popularity peaks, with his remarkable popularity driven by better whiskey, lower prices, and an…

smith-tower-prohibition

Seattle has its fair share of stories to add to Prohibition lore, having given rise to one of the most successful bootleggers in Pacific Northwest history, Roy Olmstead. Smith Tower and The Good Bootlegger’s Guild present an engaging speaker series in three parts, combining history, mythology, rum, and good old-fashioned storytelling. Exclusive Specialty Cocktail In honor of our roots, we'll…

It's that time of year again, friends. Seafair is upon us once again! And while clouds and cold may be in the forecast, we'll take it over last year's wildfire smog. Let's dust off the history books for a moment. Seafair originally began as a centennial celebration. Back then, Seattle had no major sports teams, and it didn't even have…

Summer is right around the corner. Can you feel it? We can't, and we hope you can't either... We're taking about raindrops, of course. It's that special time in Seattle when you don't have to worry about forgetting your coat, and you can continue to forget the umbrella (you're a Seattleite, you don't use no stinkin' umbrella). Naturally, now that…